The Associated Press Mississippi Poll

By The Associated Press

Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers.

Class Overall
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Olive Branch (6) (9-0) 145 1
2. Lafayette (6) (10-0) 141 2
3. Meridian (3) (9-0) 128 3
4. Northwest Rankin (9-0) 109 4
5. Wayne County (7-2) 73 5
6. Madison Central (7-2) 64 7
7. East Side (1) (10-0) 37 9
8. Gulfport (7-2) 33 10
9. Louisville (9-1) 21 NR
10. Brookhaven (7-1) 16 NR

Others receiving votes: South Panola 15, Philadelphia 14, Biloxi 13, Picayune 11, Laurel 11, West Bolivar 9, Noxubee County 9, Starkville 8, Taylorsville 6, Oak Grove 5, Forrest Co. AHS 4, Jackson Aca. 3, Tylertown 3, Hazlehurst 1, Northeast Jones 1.

Class 6A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Olive Branch (12) (9-0) 165 1
2. Meridian (5) (9-0) 156 2
3. Northwest Rankin (9-0) 135 3
4. Madison Central (7-2) 98 4
5. Gulfport (7-2) 87 NR

Others receiving votes: Biloxi 20, South Panola 13, Columbus 6.

Class 5A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Wayne County (15) (7-2) 165 1
2. Brookhaven (2) (7-1) 148 3
3. Starkville (7-2) 135 4
4. Picayune (7-2) 127 5
5. Long Beach (6-2) 51 NR

Others receiving votes: Ridgeland 18, Center Hill 12, West Point 12, West Jones 6, Pearl 6.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Lafayette (17) (10-0) 170 1
2. Laurel (8-1) 123 3
3. Louisville (9-1) 122 NR
4. Noxubee County (8-2) 94 2
5. Tylertown (8-1) 75 4

Others receiving votes: Forrest Co. AHS 62, Northeast Jones 22, Florence 6, Port Gibson 6.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. East Side (11) (10-0) 162 1
2. Philadelphia (6) (10-0) 156 2
3. Hazlehurst (8-1) 121 3
4. Kossuth (9-0) 98 4
5. Charleston (8-2) 85 5

Others receiving votes: Forest 31, Water Valley 8, Seminary 7, Morton 6, West Marion 6.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Taylorsville (12) (9-0) 153 1
2. Calhoun City (1) (9-1) 143 2
3. West Bolivar (4) (9-1) 135 3
4. East Marion (8-1) 100 4
5. Bassfield (7-3) 72 5

Others receiving votes: Bruce 21, South Delta 20, Hamilton 15, J.F. Kennedy 9, Union 6, Madison St. Joseph 6.

Class 1A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Durant (9) (8-1) 156 2
2. Cathedral (3) (8-1) 138 1
3. Shaw (3) (7-2) 128 3
4. Nanih Waiya (2) (7-2) 123 5
5. Stringer (7-2) 64 NR

Others receiving votes: Bogue Chitto 21, Dexter 20, Ray Brooks 15, Vardaman 7.

Private Schools
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Jackson Aca. (16) (10-0) 169 1
2. Jackson Prep (8-2) 144 2
3. Simpson Aca. (9-0) 117 3
4. Washington School (1) (8-1) 103 5
5. Starkville Aca. (9-1) 89 4

Others receiving votes: Trinity Episcopal 30, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 13, Tri-County Aca. 8, Brookhaven Aca. 7.

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All Associated Press members in Mississippi are eligible to participate in the high school football poll. Those who voted for this week’s poll are: Daily Leader, Brookhaven; The Commercial Dispatch, Columbus; Bolivar Commercial, Cleveland; Delta Democrat-Times, Greenville; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; Hattiesburg American, Hattiesburg; The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson; Laurel Leader-Call, Laurel; Enterprise-Journal, Mc Comb; The Meridian Star, Meridian; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Picayune Item, Picayune; Starkville Daily News, Starkville; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; The Commercial Appeal, Desoto.

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